Romantic Literature and Postcolonial Studies

Romantic Literature and Postcolonial Studies

eBook - 2013
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Demonstrates the importance of postcolonial approaches to understanding the literature of the period 1787-1833. Arguing that literature of the Romantic period must be understood in the context of British colonial expansion and imperial rule, this text surveys Romantic literature's role in consolidating Britain as the centre of empire. It highlights the ways in which the expanding print market served readers eager to learn about the wider world: Romantic poetry and travel writing, for example, went hand in hand. Elizabeth Bohls shows that while Exoticism and Orientalism help us understand colon.
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2013
ISBN: 9780748678747
0748678743
9780748641987
074864198X
0748641998
9780748641994
1299105688
9781299105683
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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